Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. To be covered by a sheet of cloth or paper or other similar material.
  • adj. To be secured by a special tarpaulin
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sheet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a broad white band or patch around the body: said of a beast, as a cow.
  • In printing, noting presswork which requires the placing of a clean sheet over every printed sheet to prevent the offset of moist ink.

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Examples

  • It is 151 feet tall and covered in sheeted copper.

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  • The tropic rain sheeted about them so that they could see only the beach under their feet and the spiteful little waves from the lagoon that snapped and bit at the sand.

    The House of Mapuhi

  • Robert pulled up the sheeted remains of one of the paintings.

    Brush of Darkness

  • I couldn't believe it when Otoo first narrated it, but when I sheeted it home to Waters he gave in without a murmur and got away on the first steamer to Auckland.

    THE HEATHEN

  • I couldn't believe it when Otoo first narrated it; but when I sheeted it home to Waters he gave in without a murmur, and got away on the first steamer to

    THE HEATHEN

  • The longboat was lowering away to larboard, and I saw men, struggling on the ice-sheeted deck with barrels of provisions, abandon the food in their haste to get away.

    Chapter 19

  • The Pyrenees was kept off, and sail after sail was loosed and sheeted home.

    THE SEED OF McCOY

  • I was reckless, dangerous, stopped at nothing in fight or frolic; and the trading captains used to bring boiler-sheeted prodigies from the vilest holes of the South Pacific to try and drink me under the table.

    THE PRINCESS

  • The next moment I was awake, in my sheeted bed, sweating, trembling, nauseated.

    CHAPTER III

  • Before they gained Lake Le Barge, the land was sheeted with snow that would not melt for half a year.

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